Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not-for-profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through education, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Fund. Learn more about us.

We need your feedback: Membership survey 2015/16

Membership Survey 2015/16 New ideas are brewing as a result of our Strategic Planning session in September. We are developing new member benefits, a fresh website is in the works, and we are evaluating our traditional communications materials, including the BC Heritage Quarterly magazine.If you are already a member, or haven't joined quite yet, and have an opinion about these and other membership ideas, please take the time...

Get on the Map: War Monuments and Memorials in B.C.

Heritage BC is seeking public input for a war memorials and monuments project commemorating Canada's contribution in the two World Wars from a B.C. perspective. The map will include the name, location, descriptions, photographs, videos, and other information about the World War monuments and memorials in communities across British Columbia. As an online resource, this project will be accessible to people across British Columbia, as well as Canada...

Nominations Open For Heritage BC 2016 Awards

Heritage BC is now accepting nominations for our 2016 Heritage BC Awards. This year the Awards Gala will take place during Heritage Week in February.Heritage BC's Annual Awards Program recognizes the outstanding and significant achievements in heritage conservation of individuals, organizations, groups, businesses, and governments in communities across B.C.There are four categories for Heritage BC Awards: Heritage Conservation; Heritage Education...

Heritage Week 2016 Distinctive Destinations Poster Contest

The theme for Heritage Week 2016 in British Columbia is Distinctive Destinations: Experience Historic Places. This year Heritage BC is holding a photo contest to find images for our 2016 Heritage Week poster. Is there a historic place in BC that you love to visit? A place that attracts visitors from near and far? Send us images of your favourite Distinctive Destinations in BC and your image could be featured on Heritage BC's Heritage Week poster.

Help Heritage BC Locate and Assess BC's Stop of Interest Signs

Are there BC Stop of Interest signs in your community? Heritage BC is giving B.C. residents the opportunity to share their opinions about B.C.'s Stop of Interest signs and the commemoration of historic people, places, and events across the province. Help us locate the B.C. Stop of Interest signs. There are lots of ways that you can participate. And prizes to be won!You can participate by taking pictures of the signs and the stop of interest they refer...